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2014-02-26 23:32:37

Complete Guide To Cooking Quinoa, designed by Ken Jones, is the latest program that covers over 50 quinoa recipes, and detailed instructions on how to prepare and cook over 50 quinoa dishes. A full review on the site HealthReviewCenter.com indicates if Complete Guide To Cooking Quinoa is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Complete Guide To Cooking Quinoa is the latest cooking program that teaches people how to cook quinoa easily and quickly. This program covers 15 recipes...

2014-02-24 23:21:41

Today Turbana announced it will partner with Love With Food at SoBe2014 as a part of its “Growing Smiles, Sharing Goodness” movement, which encourages people to eat smart, stay active and get involved in their communities. Coral Gables, Florida (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Famous chefs, libations, and delicious food will be on display at the South Beach Wine and Food Festival (SoBe2014); but only one recipe will surely create a buzz among event attendees. During SoBe2014, Turbana and...

2014-02-24 12:28:39

BRINKLEY, Ark., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the recent passage of the Agricultural Act of 2014 (aka Farm Bill), the Arkansas Rice Growers Association is conducting an important and informative meeting on Wednesday, February 26 at the Brinkley Convention Center in Brinkley, Arkansas. Registration will start at 8:30am and the meeting will begin at 9:00am. Lunch will be served. An excellent program for area rice farmers, the event will include the participation of...

2014-02-21 23:25:01

Grown in the nutrient area of the Dead Sea, allow your body to reap the amazing benefits that Dead Sea Moringa gives. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Dead Sea Moringa (DSM) is pleased to announce that starting in the New Year, DSM products will now be available directly on Amazon.com, the worlds leading online retailer. Dead Sea Moringa is a supplement that is beneficial to all people and ages. It’s like a natural one-a-day multivitamin that can replace a host of supplements...

2014-02-20 23:25:54

Global Consortium of Scientists Achieve Research Breakthrough to Make Sorghum Crop More Nutritious; will Contribute to Food and Nutrition Security JOHNSTON, Iowa (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 DuPont today announced an important step toward introducing pro-vitamin A (beta carotene) into sorghum, a staple food in Africa which is naturally deficient in key nutrients. Not only has the level of pro-vitamin A been improved to levels that result in delivery of 100 percent of the daily vitamin A...

2014-02-20 12:23:20

DUBLIN, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/n8bcwl/seed_china_news ) has announced the addition of the "Latest News for the Chinese Seed Industry" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) 2013 seems to be another difficult year for Chinese seed enterprises, mainly in view of the intense competition in the domestic corn seed and rice seed markets caused by oversupply. Judging from listed...

2014-02-19 23:28:02

The new “Benefits Of Lemons” article on the site Vkool.com covers a lot of positive effects of lemons. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 The new “Benefits Of Lemons” report on the website Vkool.com delivers to people many health and beauty benefits of lemons. Firstly, the article reveals that lemons are packed with many nutrients, including vitamin C, B-complex vitamins, iron, calcium, magnesium, fiber, and potassium. Moreover, lemons are low in saturated fat and very low in...

2014-02-13 00:20:58

Inaugural plantings of biotech drought-tolerant maize in U.S.; further developments in drought-tolerance technology across the world BEIJING, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications (ISAAA) today released a report which indicates more than 18 million farmers in 27 countries planted biotech crops in 2013, reflecting a five million, or three percent, increase in global biotech crop hectarage. 2013 also marks the first-ever...

2014-02-10 23:00:45

RiceLakeHealth.com focuses on scale products for medicine, health, and fitness. (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Rice Lake announces the launch of a brand new website dedicated to the weighing needs of the medical, health, and fitness industries. Customers in these health-related fields have uniquely different needs than Rice Lake’s more traditional industrial customers, prompting the development of the new online platform. RiceLakeHealth.com showcases information and marketing materials...

2014-02-05 00:20:33

BASEL, Switzerland, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On track to meet growth objectives -- Sales $14.7 billion, up 3 percent; up 5 percent at constant exchange rates -- Integrated sales up 6 percent(1) -- underlying growth excluding corn rootworm royalty 8 percent(1) -- EBITDA $2.9 billion: 7 percent lower -- lower royalty income, non-recurring seeds costs -- Earnings per share(2) $19.30: 12 percent lower -- Proposed dividend increased by 5...


Latest Tropical agriculture Reference Libraries

Avocado Tree, Persea americana
2014-02-14 16:17:00

Persea americana is a flowering plant that belongs to the Lauraceae family. It is widely known as the Avocado tree. P. americana is a tree that grows up to 66 feet tall. It has alternately arranged leaves that measure about 5 to 10 inches long. Its flowers are tiny and greenish-yellow, measuring .2 to .4 inches in diameter. The tree’s popular, pear shaped green fruit measures 2.8 to 7.9 inches long and weighs between 3.5 and 35 ounces. It contains a single large seed, measuring 2 to 2.5...

Prince Sago, Cycas taitungensis
2014-01-30 08:47:59

Cycas taitungensis is a species of cycad plant. The species belongs to the Cycadaceae family. C. taitungensis may also be referred to as Prince sago or Emperor sago. Currently the plant faces serious threat of extinction due to habitat destruction and plant collectors. The species is native to southeastern Taiwan. C. taitungensis range throughout the third largest county, Taitung County. The C. taitungensis is a relatively medium sized plant. Its trunk is typically almost 14 inches in...

Queen Sago Palm, Cycas rumphii
2014-01-30 08:32:40

Cycas rumphii is a palm-like species of cycad plant. The plant may also be referred to as Queen sago or the Queen sago palm. This species is a member of the Cycadaceae family and is native to the Malesian region. The C. rumphii is a relatively small plant reaching approximately 33 feet. Its trunk is grey with diamond patterned bark and measures up to 16 inches in diameter. Its leaves typically grow between 4.9 and 8.2 feet long. Leaves have a bright green coloration and a glossy surface....

King Sago, Cycas revoluta
2014-01-30 08:11:54

Cycas revoluta is a species of seed producing, cycad plant. The species may also be referred to as King sago, Sago cycad or the Japanese sago palm. The plant originated in southern Japan. It is used in the production of sago, a cooking starch or can be displayed as a decorative plant. C. revoluta gets its name from the Latin word meaning “curled back”, referring to its leaves. Its leaves are shiny and dark green in coloration. The C. revoluta species have trunks that measures...

Queen Sago, Cycas circinalis
2014-01-30 07:56:38

Cycas circinalis is a species of cycad plant. also referred to as the Queen sago. C. circinalis is native to Sri Lanka, although it is a widely cultivated plant. C. circinalis is commonly used for landscape, decorative purposes and may be used as a food source. The plant’s seeds are carefully soaked, ground and used to make flour. You will often find its flour used in tortillas, tamales and soups. The palm-like plant is a slow growing species. C. circinalis are known to have a short,...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.